About Kangra district:

Kangra is a district in Himachal Pradesh state, India. The total area of the district is 5,739 sq.km. According to recent census the total population of the district is 1507223 living in houses, among them male population is 748559 and female population is 758664. Sex ratio of the district is 1012 females per 1000 males, and literacy rate is 85.67%.

Kangra district vehicle registration code is HP 40. Regional Transport Office (RTO) located in Kangra.


Electricity Tariff Slabs and Rates:

  • 1 to 125 units = Rs.1.50 per unit
  • 126 to 300 units = Rs.2.90 per unit
  • 301 and above units = 4.35 per unit
Important Festivals of the district:

Pori, Holi, Dussehra, Baisakhi, Halda, Lossar, Lohri, Phulaich, Diwali and International Himalayan Festival are the major festivals celebrated in Kangra district.

Kangra Cuisine:

Chha Meat, Bathu Ki Khir, Sepu Badi, Khatta Kaddu, Channa Madra, Chicken Anardana, Mal Puda, Siddu Ghee, Kachalu Ka Salan, Ghandyali Ka Kkatta, Dham, Mittha, Sidu, Babru, Chana Madra, Auriya Kaddoo, Chha Gosht, Mash Daal, Patande, Kullu Trout, Akotri, Tudkiya Bhath, Bhey are few of the many varieties of Kangra.

Top tourist places in Kangra:

Places of interest in Kangra:

Kangra Fort, Billing Paragliding, Billing Paragliding, Bajreshwari Devi Temple, Jawali Ji Temple, Baglamukhi Temple, Bhagshunath Temple, Kareri Lake, Dhauladhar National Park, Indrahar Pass, Tibet Museum, Maharana Pratap Sagar, Tatwani Hot Spring, Kaleshwar Mahadev Temple, Chamunda Devi Temple of Devi, Hanuman ji Ka Tiba, Jai Singh Palace, Kotwali Bazaar, Behna Mahadev are the major tourist attractions of the district.

Agriculture:

wheat, maize, rice and barley are the major crops that are cultivated mostly in the area.

Railway Stations in Kangra district:

  • Ahju
  • Baijnath Mandir
  • Bharmar
  • Balle-Da-Pir-La
  • Baryal Himachal
  • Guler
  • Harsar Dehri
  • Jawanwala Shahr
  • Kandrori
  • Kandwal Halt
  • Kangra Mandir
  • Koparlahar
  • Majhairan Hmchl
  • Chamunda Marg
  • Megh Raj Pura
  • Nagrota
  • Nagrota Suriyam
  • Nandpr Bhatauli
  • Palampur Hmchl
  • Paror
  • Patti Rajpura H
  • Samloti
  • Sulah Hmchl Pdh

Insurance Companies in Kangra:

  • Max Life Insurance Co. Ltd , Dharamshala Road, 1st Floor,hdfc Building, Near Bus Stand, Kangra, Himachal Pradesh 176001
  • ICICI Lombard General Insurance ,Second Floor, Kalra's Complex, Near IDBI Bank, Dharamshala Road, Birta, Kangra, Himachal Pradesh 176001
  • SBI Life Insurance ,NH 88, Kangra, Himachal Pradesh 176001

Lawyers (Advocates) in Kangra:

  • Ravinder Kumar Chaudhary ,Village: Ambri, Po: Malan, Kangra - 176001
  • Pawan Kumar ,udicial Courts Cplx, Kangra - 176001
  • Sanjay Kaistha ,Judicial Courts Cplx, Kangra - 176001
  • Kartik Prasad Mahol ,Judicial Courts Cplx, Kangra - 176001, near tehsil chowk
  • R S Kanwar ,Judicial Courts Cplx, Kangra - 176001
  • Lokender Singh Advocate ,Kangra - 176001, Vpo Kandbari Teh Palampur
  • Parveen Pathania ,Tehsil Cplx, Fatehpur, Kangra - 176053

Blood banks in Kangra:

  • Dr Rpgmc Tanda ,Dr. Rajendra Prasad Medical College Tanda
  • Zonal Hospital , Z.H.Dharamshala

Trading companies in Kangra:

Hotels in Kangra:

  • Hotel The Grand Raj,Opp. ISBT Kangra, Dharamshala Road, Kangra, Himachal Pradesh 176001
  • Hotel Abhi Residency,Hosiarpur Road, Kangra, Near SDM Office, Kangra, Himachal Pradesh 176001
  • Hotel Plaza Residency,Butail Complex, College Road, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh 176215
  • Hotel Center Point,363 / 3 , MDR 44, Dharamshala, Kangra, Himachal Pradesh 176215
  • Hotel Laj,Tanda Hospital Rd, Pushp Vihar Colony, Kangra, Himachal Pradesh 176001
  • Hotel Maurya,Near Post Office, Dharamshalla Road, Kangra, Himachal Pradesh 176001
  • Hotel Downtown, Chandigarh Road, opposite SDM Court, Kangra, Himachal Pradesh 176001
  • Aveda Hotel, District Kangra, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh 176215

Theatres in Kangra district:

Demographics:

Tehsil in the district and their information is given below.

Tehsil Population Male Female
Baijnath 95,229 47,175 48,054
Baroh 25,789 12,403 13,386
Dera Gopipur 120,783 58,552 62,231
Dharmsala 136,536 70,178 66,358
Dhira 22,119 10,498 11,621
Fatehpur 62,041 31,105 30,936
Harchakian 13,841 6,746 7,095
Indora 81,226 42,226 39,000
Jaisinghpur 61,082 27,938 33,144
Jaswan 32,520 15,907 16,613
Jawalamukhi 43,504 21,186 22,318
Jawali 112,746 56,022 56,724
Kangra 97,568 49,194 48,374
Khundian 38,231 18,607 19,624
Multhan 7,612 3,921 3,691
Nagrota Bagwan 76,899 38,347 38,552
Nurpur 176,525 90,074 86,451
Palampur 189,276 93,807 95,469
Rakkar 29,503 14,451 15,052
Shahpur 67,758 33,220 34,538
Thural 19,287 9,034 10,253
Banks and their branches:
Sno. Bank Name No. of branches
1 Allahabad Bank 4
2 Bank Of Baroda 4
3 Bank Of Maharashtra 1
4 Canara Bank 17
5 Central Bank Of India 13
6 Corporation Bank 1
7 Dena Bank 1
8 HDFC Bank 10
9 ICICI Bank Limited 3
10 IDBI Bank 5
11 Jammu And Kashmir Bank Limited 1
12 Oriental Bank Of Commerce 1
13 Punjab And Sind Bank 5
14 Punjab National Bank 13
15 State Bank Of India 49
16 State Bank Of Patiala 16
17 Syndicate Bank 3
18 The Kangra Central Cooperative Bank Limited 103
19 UCO Bank 2
20 Union Bank Of India 3
21 YES Bank 2